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Table 4 List of Short and Long Term IVC Filter Complications

From: Complications related to deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis in trauma: a systematic review of the literature

Short Term Complications Long Term Complications
Inability to cannulate vein Filter migration
Arterial Puncture Filter tilting
Hematoma Filter strut fracture
Hemorrhage IVC perforation by struts
Air embolism IVC thrombosis
Pneumothorax Lower extremity swelling from venostasis
Wound infection  
Insertion site thrombosis  
Misplaced filter  
IVC perforation